The inspiration behind Leighton Meester's Greek goddess getup? Everett Collection (2) | Mathew Imaging, WireImage
" star Leighton Meester
attended the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in a white Greek goddess gown by Bottega Veneta
At first glance, it appeared to be just another flowy frock. But upon closer inspection, we noticed two cloud-like humps -- one at each shoulder.
The huge knots of fabric became a total distraction. And what could have been a pretty, yet average dress, turned into a couture conundrum. It reminded us of something, but we just couldn't put our finger on it.
Until we cracked the fashion code. It was full-on John Belushi
donning a toga in "Animal House
." But there was something else at work. Something more feminine than a frat boy in a sheet.
Then it came to us: Lynda Carter as "Wonder Woman
" -- note Meester's wide gold cuffs courtesy of jeweler Cathy Waterman.
"Don't know much about history, don't know much biology..." But we clearly know our fashion math!
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of red carpet looks.